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Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By Turquesa
What's your take on Ianelli's data? He is...

What's your take on Ianelli's data?

He is only speculating on why the CDC doesn't consider all of those cases "verifiable."

Bolding is mine.

Coroners also sign them. They are those people...
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 09:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 429
Posted By Turquesa
No. Cherry picking is when you pick the cherries...

No. Cherry picking is when you pick the cherries that looks best to you. It sounds like Offit picked an orange and tried to disguise it as a cherry.

It's a long, tedious article that I haven't...
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 08:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,238
Posted By Turquesa
It's that old anecdotes-vs-evidence thing. ...

It's that old anecdotes-vs-evidence thing. Voices for Vaccines constantly runs individual stories about horrible cases of vaccine-targeted diseases, perhaps hoping to mislead readers into thinking...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Today, 07:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,270
Posted By Turquesa
Please write your legislators. Texas has a...

Please write your legislators. Texas has a plethora of icky legislation on the docket, but the biggest is the attempt to remove non-medical exemptions. They're quite likely to take a pro-vaxxer...
Forum: Vaccinations   Today, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By Turquesa
No answers to your last question, (although I...

No answers to your last question, (although I hope you get some contributions), but I'll pitch in a couple of tidbits.

First, MDC member and vax compliance activist Dr. Vince Ianelli compiled...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 11:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 429
Posted By Turquesa
OK, thanks to Deborah's link, I stand corrected. ...

OK, thanks to Deborah's link, I stand corrected. The CHOP website doesn't footnote the claim about aluminum benefiting the fetus, but there is one related supporting reference.

Ganrot, P. O....
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Yesterday, 02:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,270
Posted By Turquesa
Ha, ha. I've been monitoring state vaccine bills...

Ha, ha. I've been monitoring state vaccine bills the way normal people are monitoring March Madness scores. :lol

I have to apologize for underestimating North Carolinians. Living on the...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   Yesterday, 02:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 384
Posted By Turquesa
Updated! Thanks. I'm so glad you got linked up...

Updated! Thanks. I'm so glad you got linked up with some people. There was no way you could have been the only one in Rhode Island opposed to this awful bill.
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 11:28 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,806
Posted By Turquesa
:rotflmao This needs its own meme box and a...

:rotflmao

This needs its own meme box and a lot of sharing on social media. :grin:
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 11:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 429
Posted By Turquesa
Notwithstanding the unreferenced, passive-voice...

Notwithstanding the unreferenced, passive-voice statement, ("is believed"), I don't totally follow Offit's logic: "Hey, there's already aluminum in your body and around the planet, so let's pump some...
Forum: Vaccinations   Yesterday, 08:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 429
Posted By Turquesa
Aluminum and Vaccines: Who Is Right?

Let's give this topic its own thread and discuss the science behind these two quotes.

"[Aluminum] is found in all tissues and is also believed to play an important role in the development of a...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-24-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,270
Posted By Turquesa
No On SB346 is reporting a significant amount of...

No On SB346 is reporting a significant amount of opposition in the Senate. https://www.facebook.com/pages/No-On-SB346/1603691353201554?fref=nf

You CAN beat this. Give 'em hell, Tar Heelers! ...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-24-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 249
Posted By Turquesa
Agreed. This is why it's fingernails a news...

Agreed. This is why it's fingernails a news story about "a growing number of parents" or a "trend of not vaccinating." It just isn't true. ...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-24-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By Turquesa
Weren't Buck and her mother institutionalized in...

Weren't Buck and her mother institutionalized in Virginia? I also though I read somewhere that in hind site, historians believe that she was actually of average/normal intelligence. The eugenicists...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-24-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By Turquesa
This is a good point. You can't scream that your...

This is a good point. You can't scream that your nose is getting hit when no one has hit you. And you can't demand that people's rights get taken away just because you're worried about your nose. ...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-24-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 646
Posted By Turquesa
You all need to see this news coverage of the NJ...

You all need to see this news coverage of the NJ hearing. Except for the religion-as-an-"excuse" line, it's pretty decent reporting on the issue. ...
Forum: Vaccinations   03-24-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By Turquesa
"The right to swing my fist..."

“The right to swing my fist ends where another man’s nose begins.”

A perennial favorite among pro-vaxxers/pro-compliance people, this quote is usually attributed to the late Supreme Court Justice...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-23-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By Turquesa
From kathymuggle's link: I, too, wish...

From kathymuggle's link:



I, too, wish they would have gone deeper. Politicians and doctors used to speak of a "balance" between public health and personal rights. At least in the U.S.,...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-23-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By Turquesa
This one is interesting: "Protects a child’s...

This one is interesting: "Protects a child’s right to go to school and not be exposed to vaccine-preventable disease​."

Given the pervasive failures of vaccines or mumps, pertussis, and maybe even...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-23-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 384
Posted By Turquesa
opticalpopsicle could you please post the link...

opticalpopsicle could you please post the link for the Rhode Islanders for Vaccine Choice Facebook group? Thanks!
Forum: Vaccinations   03-23-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By Turquesa
That last one in bold. :lol CA politicians...

That last one in bold. :lol

CA politicians have a history of blaming the unvaccinated for pertussis cases and then using that blame to restrict or take away parental vaccine rights. I got a real...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-23-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By Turquesa
Hmm. Try this. ...

Hmm. Try this. http://www.vaccinatecalifornia.org/talking_points

Here's the third lie: "It doesn't take away a parent's right to informed consent."

I don't even have to explain why that is...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-23-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By Turquesa
Wow. I mean, wow!! I took issue with a...

Wow. I mean, wow!!

I took issue with a couple of points.

First, they said that the bill wouldn't mandate vaccines. Lie. They may have been doing the passive-aggressive Barbara Boxer thing,...
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-23-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By Turquesa
Lies, Lies, Lies

How do they get away with lying through their teeth like this?

http://vaccinatecalifornia.com/what-can-you-do/talking-points/
Forum: I'm Not Vaccinating   03-23-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By Turquesa
Every time the government lifts its leg and...

Every time the government lifts its leg and pisses on someone's conscience rights, it affects every citizen, not just those who protest. We should never applaud the erosion of conscience protections...
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